Vietnamese firms to go to int’l ICT exhibitions

Vietnamese businesses will enjoy an opportunity to showcase their products and gain visibility into foreign markets at three international IT exhibitions to be held in Singapore in June.

The CommunicAsia, EnterpriseIT and Broadcast Asia exhibitions will feature a wide array of the latest technology innovations and business updates across the ICT and broadcast industries on June 18-21. 

Organised by the Singapore Exhibition Services Pte. Ltd., the event allows business leaders to gain insights into the latest issues and challenges facing the international ICT industry. 

Last year's event attracted nearly 2,000 exhibitors and more than 50,000 professional attendees from around the globe. 

According to the Vietnam 2012 ICT White Book issued by the Ministry of Information and Communications, the country's ICT sector saw total turnover of US$13.7 billion in 2011. The figure was a year-on-year increase of 79 percent. 

By the end of 2011, mobilephone subscribers reached 127.3 million and internet users 30.5 million. 

In 2011, more than 16 million people used 3G mobile networks in Vietnam, accounting for more than 80 percent of all broadband internet users.

VNA/VOV online